A Brief Note On Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. once said to an audience of more than a thousand people, "Life 's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” My main goal in life is to help those around me, and if I am not helping people, I am trying to think of ways of how I can. It is not like I am always trying to figure out what I can do for someone else, but the idea does pop into my head when I see someone in trouble. The world would be a much better place if people actually helped each other instead of walking away. Since I was a child, I have always planned on becoming a nurse. Later on, as a young adult, I found out that my specialty would be a Diabetic Nurse Educator. I want to make a difference in the world, and I feel that…show more content…
Seeing him in pain, hurt me. During those times, all I did was try to encourage him and help him through conquering his own demons; I almost lost my own sense of self in the process. I tried to make his life as comfortable as possible. To do this I would try to start up positive conversations when he was down or find ways he could improve his eating patterns to help his blood sugar levels. On the other hand, while I was so preoccupied with his well being, I was neglecting my own. For instance, I would stay up on my laptop in my lap during the night with my ears open, listening to his movements until morning, because I would be worried if he would have another diabetic hypoglycemia seizure while he was sleeping. On average, I would sleep a minimum of four hours for the next year. Seeing him struggle through having mental illness and diabetes, I decided I wanted to make my life’s work helping those who were experiencing the same kind of issues. I want to help relieve some pain like I did for my dad, and try to make their lives a tad bit easier to bear in the process.

My father would always say because I loved to draw and help people as a child, “You are either going to become a world renown artist, or a nurse.” I chose the latter because who would not want to become a superhero who helps save civilian lives? Healthcare is a field that has many specialties like a diabetic nurse educator, midwife, or cardiac specialist. I chose diabetic care as my specialty
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